Good afternoon! We hope you are staying safe on the slippery and cold roads today. Check out Heartland News at Five and Six for the latest on weather and news!
We are told that some roads around the area are still pretty icy. Tune in to Heartland Five and Six with Bob Reeves to see how the upcoming possible cold snap will affect transportation. Don't forget to check our weather page for constant updates!
Join Alison Twaits tonight at Heartland Five and Six for an update regarding the ongoing search for the missing barge worker on the Ohio River. McCracken County rescue officials say that the man was between 27 and 30 years old and fell off the barge sometime overnight around the Ohio River mile 952 near Joppa, Ill.
The Heartland News at Five talker story of the day is out of Colorado. A six-year-old was accused of sexual harassment by his school after kissing his girlfriend on the hand! His mom is upset because she's had to explain to her son what sexual harassment is!
The only thing two sisters from the Bootheel are wishing for this Christmas is a mom and dad. Meet them tonight in Heartland News at Five with Crystal Britt. We hope you'll think of them this Christmas and consider giving theses sisters A Place to Call Home.
There are some layaway angels out and about during the holiday season! One report is that someone drew ten names out of a hat and paid for each name's layaway items at one Toys R' Us store.
Good news for Southeast Missouri State University students! The university plans to begin offering an associate degree program at its satellite campuses starting in the fall of 2014. Learn more at Heartland News at Five.
The memorial service for Nelson Mandela brought together hundreds of powerful leaders from around the globe, including four American presidents. As tens of thousands of South Africans gathered in the rain, President Barack Obama thanked them for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world. Find out more at Five.
Tonight at Heartland News at Six, a Murphysboro convenience store was robbed at gunpoint late last night. The suspect demanded money and fled the store with an unknown amount of cash. Later police caught the man on foot.
Coming up at Heartlands News at Six, salt is becoming scarce in the area for one company. Find out how much they have used already just in the past 5 days.
Have a great afternoon and stay warm!